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    Tabaski Festival Senegal

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    Tabaski Festival is based on Islamic beliefs and could also be referred to as the feast of sacrifice. According…

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    TIPS FOR A BACKPACKING TRIP TO DAKAR

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    In light of the recent economic reports about Africa, it has probably crossed your mind that the continent is where…

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    Eating Out in Fes – Top 5 Restaurants To Explore

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    For many visitors to Fes, eating out in this beautiful city is more than just a routine, it is simply…

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    Festival des Musiques Sacrées du Monde – Fes

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    How do you bring adherents of different faiths together in a mutual celebration? Music. In the words of King Mohammed…

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    City Icon: Saïd Aouita, Fes

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    Former track & field world record holder and Olympic champion in the 5000m, Saïd Aouita is celebrated as one of…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION: Classic Moroccan Harira – Fes

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    June is the month of Ramadan and since Fez is a Berber-Arab city it is expected that preparations for this…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION: Ewa Agoyin (Mashed Beans and Palm oil Sauce) Cotonou

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    We have spun the globe this week and found ourselves in the wonderful city of Cotonou. This French city lies along…

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    Spectacular Places and People of Cotonou

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    Many associate Cotonou only with its seaport and business districts but this French town has a whole lot more…

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    Cotonou: Chronicle of a West-African Traveller

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    Cotonou, Republic of Benin’s commercial capital, is one of West Africa’s most visited cities. Many traders and businessmen from neighbouring…

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    Explaining South Africa’s New Immigration Regulations

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       What do the regulations say about parents traveling with children? Where parents are travelling with a child, such parents…

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    City Icon: KING MOSHOESHOE I – Maseru, Lesotho

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    Founder and first paramount ruler of the Basotho nation, Moshoeshoe I was one of the most successful Southern African leaders…

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    Foodie Destination: Chakalaka with Pap and Braai (Lesotho)

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      Taking time out to make a meal from scratch can be quite a daunting task during a hectic work…

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    Maseru Through a Friend’s Lens

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    After a turbulent 1990s, Maseru is getting back to life. However, what I am sure of is that although these…

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    5 Foods in Zambia You Must Try

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    While we travel for trainings, we eat like kings.  This is one of the great benefits of our job.  Everywhere…

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    Greece in Accra, Ghana

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    Incredibly loud music pumps out of huge speakers that are piled up in front of a container-like building. Young Ghanaians…

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    City Icon – Napoleon Bonaparte (Saint Helena)

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    A study into the life of the emperor who was defeated and had a phrase that would live centuries after…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION – Pumpkin Pie Pudding (St. Helena)

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    Saint Helena is an island nation in the South Atlantic Ocean. Though one of the remotest settled islands in the…

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    A Journey to Saint Helena in Napoleon’s Footsteps

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    How I will cope with this isolated Island, dominated my thought as we coast to Jamestown Bay. The journey was…

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    Banjul: Glocalising Fashion

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    While preparing for my first trip to Banjul, I researched almost every topic there is to the country. From its…

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    Fun! Fun!! Fun!!! At The Lagos Carnival 2015

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    The 2015 Lagos Carnival took place on Saturday 9th of May. Participants and spectators trooped out in the morning and…

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    Festival- ENKUTATASH (Ethiopia)

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    ENKUTATASH: A Fresh Start in September! Ever since 2001, when two planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World…

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    Foodie Destination: Kitfo & Coffee from Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

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    Kitfo (Steak Tatare) & Coffee from Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.   There is something about Ethiopia and food that just hits…

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    Essential Gadgets For Every Trip

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    Two important questions to ask while preparing for a trip or holiday are; how do I make this memorable, and…

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    Note from Bahir Dar: The Land of Natural Beauties.

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    People always talk about the beautiful Lake Tana, the wild palm tree-lined street that has earned Bahir Dar the tag…

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